Species in Gambia
     n= 142 (Complete)
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Species Name Family Habitat Length (cm) Trophic Level Status
Alestes baremoze Silversides Alestidae benthopelagic 43.0 TL 3.0 native
Alestes dentex Characin Alestidae pelagic 55.0 TL 2.9 native
Amphilius platychir Mountain barbel Amphiliidae demersal 11.2 TL 3.0 native
Amphilius rheophilus Amphiliidae demersal 14.9 TL 3.0 native
Aplocheilichthys spilauchen Banded lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 7.0 TL 3.0 native
Arius latiscutatus Rough-head sea catfish Ariidae demersal 85.0 TL 3.3 native
Auchenoglanis biscutatus Claroteidae demersal 65.9 TL 3.1 native
Auchenoglanis occidentalis Bubu Claroteidae demersal 85.4 TL 2.9 native
Bostrychus africanus Eleotridae demersal 21.0 TL 4.0 native
Brevimyrus niger Mormyridae benthopelagic 15.0 TL 3.3 native
Brienomyrus brachyistius Mormyridae benthopelagic 20.0 TL 2.8 native
Brycinus leuciscus Alestidae pelagic 14.6 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus longipinnis Longfin tetra Alestidae pelagic 16.4 TL 3.2 native
Brycinus macrolepidotus True big-scale tetra Alestidae pelagic 64.7 TL 2.8 questionable
Brycinus nurse Nurse tetra Alestidae pelagic 25.0 TL 2.5 native
Carcharhinus leucas Bull shark Carcharhinidae reef-associated 400.0 TL 4.3 native
Carlarius parkii Guinean sea catfish Ariidae demersal 75.0 TL 4.1 native
Chelon bandialensis Diassanga Mullet Mugilidae demersal 69.8 TL 2.5 native
Chelon bandialensis Diassanga Mullet Mugilidae demersal 69.8 TL 2.5 native
Chiloglanis occidentalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 6.9 TL 3.2 questionable
Chiloglanis occidentalis Mochokidae benthopelagic 6.9 TL 3.2 native
Chrysichthys johnelsi Claroteidae demersal 40.3 TL 3.3 native
Chrysichthys maurus Claroteidae demersal 62.2 TL 2.7 native
Chrysichthys nigrodigitatus Bagrid catfish Claroteidae demersal 79.3 TL 3.2 native
Citharichthys stampflii Smooth flounder Paralichthyidae demersal 16.0 TL 3.9 native
Citharinus citharus Moon fish Citharinidae demersal 70.8 TL 2.0 native
Clarias anguillaris Mudfish Clariidae demersal 100.0 TL 3.3 native
Clarias buettikoferi Clariidae demersal 19.2 TL 3.4 native
Coptodon dageti Cichlidae demersal 40.0 TL 2.4 questionable
Coptodon guineensis Guinean tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 36.6 TL 2.8 native
Ctenopoma kingsleyae Tailspot ctenopoma Anabantidae benthopelagic 22.3 TL 3.2 native
Ctenopoma petherici Anabantidae benthopelagic 17.4 TL 3.2 native
Distichodus brevipinnis Distichodontidae demersal 72.0 TL 2.0 native
Distichodus rostratus Grass-eater Distichodontidae demersal 76.0 TL 2.6 native
Dormitator lebretonis Eleotridae demersal 12.4 TL 2.5 native
Eleotris senegalensis Eleotridae demersal 22.4 TL 3.7 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 26.5 TL 3.8 native
Eleotris vittata Eleotridae demersal 26.5 TL 3.8 native
Elops lacerta West African ladyfish Elopidae pelagic-neritic 100.0 TL 4.2 native
Elops senegalensis Senegalese ladyfish Elopidae pelagic-neritic 90.0 TL 4.1 native
Enneacampus ansorgii Syngnathidae demersal 16.8 TL 3.3 native
Enneacampus ansorgii Syngnathidae demersal 16.8 TL 3.3 native
Enteromius baudoni Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius dialonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 9.9 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius foutensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 11.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius leonensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius macrops Blackstripe barb Cyprinidae benthopelagic 20.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius niokoloensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.7 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius pobeguini Cyprinidae benthopelagic 6.6 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius salessei Cyprinidae benthopelagic 5.7 TL 3.0 native
Enteromius sublineatus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 8.7 TL 2.7 native
Epiplatys bifasciatus Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Epiplatys spilargyreius Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.1 native
Ethmalosa fimbriata Bonga shad Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 45.0 TL 2.5 native
Eucinostomus melanopterus Flagfin mojarra Gerreidae demersal 30.0 TL 3.4 native
Fontitrygon margarita Daisy stingray Dasyatidae demersal 207.0 TL 3.4 native
Fontitrygon ukpam Thorny freshwater stingray Dasyatidae demersal 207.0 TL 3.7 native
Galeichthys feliceps White barbel Ariidae demersal 55.0 TL 3.8 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gobioides sagitta Gobiidae demersal 50.0 TL 3.6 native
Gymnarchus niloticus Aba Gymnarchidae demersal 203.7 TL 3.7 native
Hemichromis bimaculatus Jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 16.6 TL 3.9 native
Hemichromis fasciatus Banded jewelfish Cichlidae benthopelagic 24.9 TL 3.2 native
Hepsetus occidentalis Hepsetidae benthopelagic 42.7 TL 3.0 native
Hepsetus odoe Hepsetidae demersal 53.9 TL 4.1 misidentification
Heterobranchus bidorsalis African catfish Clariidae demersal 150.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterobranchus longifilis Sampa Clariidae demersal 183.0 TL 3.7 native
Heterotis niloticus African bonytongue Arapaimidae pelagic 122.0 TL 2.7 native
Hydrocynus brevis Tiger-fish Alestidae pelagic 86.0 TL 3.4 native
Hydrocynus forskahlii Elongate tigerfish Alestidae pelagic 95.2 TL 4.0 native
Hyperopisus bebe Mormyridae demersal 62.2 TL 3.6 native
Ilisha africana West African ilisha Pristigasteridae pelagic-neritic 36.6 TL 3.6 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 5.7 TL 3.4 native
Kribia kribensis Eleotridae demersal 5.7 TL 3.4 native
Kribia nana Eleotridae demersal 5.8 TL 3.4 questionable
Labeo coubie African carp Cyprinidae benthopelagic 91.5 TL 2.0 native
Labeo parvus Cyprinidae benthopelagic 46.4 TL 2.0 native
Labeo senegalensis Cyprinidae benthopelagic 65.0 TL 2.1 native
Lates niloticus Nile perch Latidae demersal 200.0 TL 4.5 questionable
Malapterurus occidentalis Malapteruridae demersal 39.0 TL 3.4 native
Marcusenius mento Mormyridae demersal 31.7 TL 2.5 native
Marcusenius senegalensis Mormyridae demersal 39.2 TL 3.2 native
Mastacembelus liberiensis Mastacembelidae benthopelagic 44.9 TL 3.3 native
Micropanchax pfaffi Pfaff's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.3 TL 2.9 native
Mormyrops anguilloides Cornish jack Mormyridae demersal 150.0 TL 3.8 native
Mormyrus hasselquistii Elephant snout Mormyridae demersal 61.0 TL 3.2 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Mormyrus rume Mormyrids Mormyridae demersal 122.0 TL 2.5 native
Nannocharax ansorgii Distichodontidae pelagic 4.5 TL 3.1 native
Nannocharax fasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 8.1 TL 3.4 native
Nematogobius maindroni Gobiidae demersal 8.0 TL 3.3 native
Neochelon falcipinnis Sicklefin mullet Mugilidae demersal 45.5 TL 2.9 native
Neochelon falcipinnis Sicklefin mullet Mugilidae demersal 45.5 TL 2.9 native
Neolebias unifasciatus Distichodontidae pelagic 5.1 TL 3.5 native
Nothobranchius thierryi Togo Killifish Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 3.5 TL 3.1 native
Oreochromis niloticus Nile tilapia Cichlidae benthopelagic 73.2 TL 2.0 native
Papyrocranus afer Reticulate knifefish Notopteridae demersal 80.0 TL 3.6 native
Parachanna obscura African obscure snakehead Channidae demersal 61.0 TL 3.4 native
Paradistichodus dimidiatus Distichodontidae demersal 7.6 TL 3.0 native
Parailia spiniserrata Schilbeidae demersal 6.6 TL 3.2 native
Pellonula leonensis Smalltoothed pellonula Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 9.3 TL 3.3 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Atlantic mudskipper Gobiidae reef-associated 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Periophthalmus barbarus Atlantic mudskipper Gobiidae reef-associated 25.0 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus bane Mormyridae demersal 24.4 TL 3.2 native
Petrocephalus bovei Mormyridae demersal 11.2 TL 3.2 native
Pollimyrus isidori Elephant Fish Mormyridae demersal 10.3 TL 2.6 native
Polypterus bichir Nile bichir Polypteridae demersal 74.0 TL 4.5 native
Polypterus palmas Shortfin bichir Polypteridae demersal 43.1 TL 2.9 native
Polypterus senegalus Gray bichir Polypteridae demersal 85.4 TL 3.5 native
Pomadasys jubelini Sompat grunt Haemulidae demersal 60.0 TL 3.3 native
Porogobius schlegelii Gobiidae demersal 14.9 TL 2.9 native
Poropanchax normani Norman's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.0 TL 3.3 native
Pristis pristis Common sawfish Pristidae demersal 750.0 TL 4.0 native
Pronothobranchius gambiensis Nothobranchiidae pelagic 5.8 TL 3.2 endemic
Pronothobranchius kiyawensis Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.6 TL 3.2 misidentification
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.6 native
Protopterus annectens West African lungfish Protopteridae demersal 100.0 TL 3.8 native
Raiamas senegalensis Senegal minnow Cyprinidae benthopelagic 24.5 TL 3.3 native
Rhabdalestes septentrionalis Alestidae pelagic 6.9 TL 3.1 native
Rhexipanchax lamberti Lambert's lampeye Poeciliidae benthopelagic 4.5 TL 2.9 native
Sardinella maderensis Madeiran sardinella Clupeidae pelagic-neritic 36.6 TL 3.2 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus Mango tilapia Cichlidae demersal 39.5 TL 2.2 native
Sarotherodon galilaeus Mango tilapia Cichlidae demersal 39.5 TL 2.0 native
Sarotherodon melanotheron Blackchin tilapia Cichlidae demersal 34.2 TL 2.5 native
Sarotherodon occidentalis Cichlidae demersal 34.5 TL 2.2 native
Sarotherodon occidentalis Cichlidae demersal 34.5 TL 2.0 native
Schilbe intermedius Silver catfish Schilbeidae pelagic 61.0 TL 3.6 native
Scriptaphyosemion geryi GĂ©rys killi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 5.0 TL 3.2 native
Scriptaphyosemion guignardi Nothobranchiidae benthopelagic 6.0 TL 3.2 native
Sierrathrissa leonensis West African pygmy herring Clupeidae pelagic 3.7 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis annectens Mochokidae benthopelagic 29.6 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis batensoda Upsidedown catfish Mochokidae benthopelagic 25.0 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis clarias Mandi Mochokidae benthopelagic 43.9 TL 3.0 native
Synodontis membranaceus Mochokidae benthopelagic 56.1 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis nigrita Mochokidae benthopelagic 33.5 TL 2.8 native
Synodontis ocellifer Mochokidae benthopelagic 49.0 TL 3.1 native
Synodontis schall Wahrindi Mochokidae benthopelagic 45.1 TL 2.9 native
Synodontis waterloti Mochokidae benthopelagic 17.2 TL 2.5 native
Tetraodon lineatus Globe fish Tetraodontidae demersal 43.0 TL 3.6 native
Tilapia brevimanus Cichlidae demersal 30.3 TL 2.1 questionable
Tylochromis intermedius Cichlidae benthopelagic 28.1 TL 2.6 native
Tylochromis jentinki Cichlidae benthopelagic 32.9 TL 2.7 native
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